Established and founded by designer Takashi Kanokogi in 1998, RFW (previously known as RHYTHM and later as Rhythm Footwear) is a Japanese footwear brand that has been sold exclusively in Japan until 2009, with the release of its Fall/Winter collection. RFW focuses on creating a range of sneakers with a timeless aesthetic using premium materials including leather and corduroy.
Born in Tokyo, Takashi Kanokogi studied footwear product design and innovation at Cordwainers at London College of Fashion before founding RFW in 1998. Kanokogi's approach to footwear design reveal his Eastern cultural upbringing and Western educational background: Emphasizing bold and thick cuts on a simple canvas style sneaker. With years of experience in footwear design, he learned the artistry of applying minimalism and combining it with an edgy feel to each of his designs.
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